SDR Europe 2011 Programme AgendaDocument Transcript
Register and Pay by July 22nd 2011 to save up to ¤550Main Conference Days: 27-28 October 2011 | Pre-Conference Workshops: 26 October 2011Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel, Amsterdam, the NetherlandsInteroperability Through Cognitive Networkingand Smart Spectrum Management “The optimum solution we’re looking for is that SDR Top Keynote Speakers enables communications systems to work together” Major General Sander Schnitger, Director DOBBP, C4I & NEC, US Chief of Staff, General Peter Chiarelli, Fort Bliss – May 2011 Netherlands MoD SES Mr Henry Muller, SDR as an enabling technology sets the focus for this year’s event Director Space and Terrestrial to High Data Rate Wave Form (HDRWF) development, Cognitive Communications Directorate, Networking, Interoperability and Smart Spectrum Sharing. US Army CERDEC Benefits of attending include: Hearing the latest challenges and solutions in Software Enabled High-Level Briefings from Technology from initiatives like the new French CONTACT programme, International Decision Makers the Italian Forza NEC and Polish TITAN programme to better prepare Frederic Bouyer, CONTACT your investments in SDR technology for collaboration with other key Programme Manager, DGA, NEC and soldier modernisation programmes French Ministry of Defence Exploring HDRWF technology and smarter battlespace spectrum Dr Michael Street, Senior Scientist management through case studies such as the Spanish SAZEC – Tactical Communications, NATO NC3A programme, the Dutch CIS 101 Battalion Wide Area Network and the French CARTHAGE project, allowing participants to link SDR technology Tiberius Tomoiaga, Project Manager RIFS (Romanian Infantry within the wider network enabled framework Fighting System), Romanian Challenging assumptions about international standardisation Ministry of Defence programmes like SCA Next and ESSOR, in light of recent testing Lieutenant Colonel Carlo initiatives to achieve greater interoperability, re-configurability, Zammariello, Principal Officer improved spectrum and equipment lifecycle management SDR, European Defence Agency Lieutenant Colonel JosePRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS 26TH OCTOBER 2011 Everardo Ferreira, ElectronicA. THE CHALLENGES OF MOVING BEYOND TYPE 1 CRYPTO IN TACTICAL SDR Engineer – MIMO Programme,COMMUNICATIONS Brazlian Air ForceThis workshop will analyse methods for controlling managing and using confidentialdata in the presence of adversaries by: Gian Marco Baldini, Scientific• Allowing you to achieve multi-party computation with fully homomorphic encryption Officer Joint Research Center, for greater nodal access European Commission• Helping you develop achievable techniques to allow fine grained management Heikki Rantanen, Principal of cryptographic keys based on identity, attributes, location or time for increased SDR interoperability and information fidelity Scientist, Defence Forces TechnicalWorkshop Leader: Professor Yvo Desmedt, Chair of Information Communication Research Centre, Electronics andTechnology, Department of Computer Science, University College London Information Technology Division,B. IS THERE A RIGHT TIME TO ‘GO’ SDR? Finnish Ministry of DefenceAttending this workshop will help you make the right SDR procurement decisions Ugo Manetti, President,when addressing the essential requirements of a tactical communications system by: a4ESSOR• Highlighting whether a nation can go ‘partially-SDR’ and migrate to a fully functional solution over time to enable the development of staged solutions Visit Our Website for Exclusive Content• Addressing which non-SDR systems fulfill the most essential requirements to Downloads & Discount Offers provide militaries with possible alternatives to SDR to further develop your drive for cost effectivenessWorkshop Leader: Dr Al Emondi, Deputy Chief Technology Officer, TEAM SPAWAR,US Navy Sponsor: REGISTER ONLINE AT WWW.SDREUROPE.COM OR CONTACT US AT +44 (0)20 7368 9300 OR DEFENCE@IQPC.CO.UK
Top 4 Reasons for Military to Attend 1. Learn from SDR experts about concrete solutions to cognitive networking and smart spectrum management to identify near term procurement solutions 2. Identify solutions from industry about key emerging technology platforms and technologies to increase network centricity through SDR to enable you to27-28 October 2011 operate within your desired interoperable open architecture frameworkSheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel ,Amsterdam, the Netherlands 3. Explore the overlap between civilian and military uses for SDR including disaster relief and how this can aid your utilisation of proprietary networksDear Colleague,Do you need to gain essential insights into 4. Increase your communication security at a dedicated workshop with the Chairboth the future applications of SDR as well of ICT at University College London and identify how to improve operationalas near term developments in new NATO cyber security for SDR devices in the context of cyber-insurgentsmember states?If you do then Software Defined Radio Europe2011 is the must attend event for any businesswishing either to promote the wider use ofSDR or for military to adapt to SDR as an Top 4 Reasons for Industry to Attendenabling technology in the context of cognitivenetworking and smart spectrum management. 1. Engage with key decision makers from key nation members of ESSOR andSDR Europe has made a step change this the leaders in Global SDR technology procurement to identify mediumyear because we have the kind support of term opportunitiesMajor General Sander Schnitger, Head ofC4I and NEC Capability Development for the 2. Attend the only event focused on both SDR operational viability and future usesNetherlands MoD and SES Henry Muller, for SDR to help you make your business case to ensure SDR is adopted as aDirector of the Space and CommunicationsDirector, US Army as well as the preserved viable communications toolsupport of NATO NC3A, EDA, the FrenchMoD, Finnish Defence Forces, Italian Army 3. Look to the new emerging markets for SDR like Romania, Bulgaria, Poland andand MoD as well as the US DoD. the Czech Republic from the easily accessible location of Amsterdam toWe are also pleased to welcome newer NATO increase your business potentialmember states like Romania, Bulgaria andthe Czech Republic, as well as welcome back 4. Plus participate in an exceptional series of workshops with military colleaguesPoland which present unparalleled investment including moving beyond Type 1 Crypto in network security - the challenges ofopportunities whilst they move towardsincreased participation in Afghanistan. which all systems and platforms must adapt to in the context of cyber-insurgentsThis event acknowledges that there are stillunanswered questions about SDR as a tacticalcommunications technology but the benefitof attending is that you can highlight not Top Keynote Speakers:just its value now, but its use as an enablingtechnology. It is clear that it has moved from Major General Sander Schnitger, Director DOBBP, C4I & NEC,a niche aspiration to help forces communicate Netherlands MoDwith others on different frequencies to atechnology underpinning tactical wireless SES Mr Henry Muller, Director Space and Terrestrialnetworking and C4I. Communications Directorate, US Army CERDECProviding three days of networkingopportunities with key military, OEM& Prime Contractor and Governmentstakeholders from established ESSOR and SCA International Senior Speaker Panel:country participants and beyond, SDR Europewill prove to be an unmissable event for SDR Frederic Bouyer, CONTACT Programme Manager, DGA, Frenchand tactical communications professionals.I look forward to welcoming you this October. Ministry of DefenceYours sincerely, Dr Michael Street, Senior Scientist – Tactical Communications, NATO NC3A Tiberius Tomoiaga, Project Manager RIFS (Romanian Infantry Fighting System), Romanian Ministry of DefencePhelim Rowe Lieutenant Colonel Carlo Zammariello, Principal Officer SDR,Senior Conference Director European Defence Agency Lieutenant Colonel Jose Everardo Ferreira, Electronic Engineer – MIMO Programme, Brazlian Air Force Gian Marco Baldini, Scientific Officer Joint Research Center, European CommissionABOUT DEFENCE IQDefence IQ is an authoritative news source for high quality Heikki Rantanen, Principal Scientist, Defence Forces Technicaland exclusive commentary and analysis on global Research Centre, Electronics and Information Technology Division,defence and military-related topics. 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Pre-Conference Workshops:Wednesday October 26th 2011 09:15 – 12:30 A. THE CHALLENGES OF ACCESS CONTROL AND CRYPTOGRAPHY FOR COMMUNICATIONS Workshop Leader: Professor Yvo Desmedt, Chair of Information Communications Technology, Department of Computer Science, University College London Information security in tactical communications remain the single biggest threat that the SDR community face. The threat is spreading beyond the ‘obvious’ fixed-line computer network. With SDR transforming the world into an interconnected grid, securely managing the flow of information is increasingly important. Equipment and resources change hands with often subtle changes to waveform programming thus opening a Pandora’s box for creating security compromised networks. This workshop will help you identify: • Methods for controlling, managing and using confidential data in the presence of adversaries • A specific focus on multi-party computation • Fully homomorphic encryption to maximise security • Private information retrieval techniques and access cryptography for communication devices • Secure computation of confidential data to enable you more opportunities to utilise secure data without needing to compromise integrity Additionally, this workshop will also afford participants achievable techniques for allowing fine grained management of cryptographic keys and access to confidential data based on identify attributes, location and time. 14:00 – 16:00 B. IS THERE A RIGHT TIME TO ‘GO’ SDR? Workshop Leader: Dr Al Emondi, Deputy Chief Technology Officer, TEAM SPAWAR, US Navy Is the time right for nations to buy software defined radios or should they wait for costs to come down? This workshop will drive participants to fully understand: • What are the essential requirements that a tactical communications system needs to fulfill given today’s operational needs? • Can a nation go ‘partially-SDR’ and migrate to a fully functional SDR solution over time? Key Focus will be: • Assessing how much capability is affordable in the economic climate to help you decide whether non-SDR assets can fulfill the most essential requirements like interoperability or backwards compatibility with legacy systems Please visit our exclusive download centre at www.sdreurope.com with articles, podcasts, videos, and presentations. Some of the best content pieces include: 1. Defence Agency Improves Combat Communications for Soldier Systems Gerard Lapierre is the Radio Spectrum Project Officer for the European Defence Agency. Previously, he worked as an engineer for Spectrum Planning and International Affairs at ANFR (French Radio Spectrum Assignment Authorities). In this interview, he discusses the EDAs advances in the realm of tactical communications. 2. I think, therefore I am. Cognitive Radios Impact on War Fighter Mentality In this interview, Defence IQ Editor Rob Densmore speaks with Dr Al Emondi, Chief Technology Officer for SPAWAR – US Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command-Atlantic in Charleston, South Carolina. R Densmore asks the question: Can you give us some background on your areas of expertise and how you came to be involved with SPAWAR? 3. Back to the Future: MQ-X Brings UAVs Into the Conceptual Battlespace Colonel Bruce Emig, USAF, is Chief of the Irregular Warfare Division, Headquarters Air Combat Command. In this presentation, he discusses the vision set forward by IWD for RPA (remotely piloted aircraft) development and deployment. He highlights the importance of maintaining a need-based approach - and this need takes aim at the future battle space. Next generation sensors, stealth, all-weather capability, increased speed and payload: these comprise the formula for the RPA of the future. T:+44 (0)20 7368 9300 F: +44 (0)20 7368 9301 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.sdreurope.com
Main Conference Day One:Thursday 27th October 201108.00 Registration and Refreshments 14.10 SDR STANDARDISATION APPROACH FOR THE COMMERCIAL, PUBLIC SAFETY AND MILITARY DOMAIN?09.00 CHAIRMAN’S WELCOME AND OPENING SPEECH DISCUSSION PANEL INCLUDE: Conference Chair: Dr Al Emondi, Deputy Chief Lieutenant Colonel Carlo Zammeriello, Principal Officer Technology Officer, TEAM SPAWAR, US Navy SDR, European Defence Agency09.10 HOST NATION KEYNOTE SPEECH: Mr Gian Marco Baldini, JRC, European Commission FUTURE TRENDS IN SDR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND Mr Andreas Lorelli, Technical Officer, European PROCUREMENT IN THE NETHERLANDS MOD Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Major General Sander Schnitger, Director DOBBP, C4I 14.50 Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break & NEC, Netherlands MoD 15.20 EVALUATION STRATEGIES FOR A SOFTWARE DEFINED RADIO09.50 US KEYNOTE SPEECH: • Dissecting the evaluation process according to the ADVANCING INNOVATIVE SDR TECHNOLOGIES TO ENSURE standard ISO/IEC 15408 (Common Criteria) NETWORKED WARFIGHTER DOMINANCE • Analysing a ‘typical’ SDR type compromising the SDR • Advancing Innovative Technologies to Ensuresure platform with one or more WF and crypto module Networked Warfighter Dominance • The benefits of certification activities (beyond the • Spectrum Allocation Challenges generic scheme each country has devised as its own • Benefits and successes of the SDR Laboratory form of C&A) SES Mr Henry Muller, Director Space and Terrestrial • Addressing the statement of possible evaluation and Communications Directorate, US Army CERDEC certification strategies (e.g. Security Target to be10.30 Morning Coffee and Networking Break evaluated using EAL or CAP) with a discussion of pros and cons of each possible strategy11.00 COGNITIVE SDR THROUGH INTEROPERABLE TACTICAL CDR Stefano Ramacciotti, IT Defence CCTL Director, RADIO FOR MULTI-NATIONAL OPERATIONS Information Security Department of the Italian Defence • Developing waveforms to meet current and future General Staff, Italian MoD requirements and long term goals of: - Increased traffic capacity 16:00 THE NEED FOR AN EFFECTIVE LINK BETWEEN COGNITIVE - Decreased data transmission latencies NETWORKING AND SMART SPECTRUM MANAGEMENT - Enhanced networking capabilities • Assessing the benefits of Dynamic Spectrum Access for - Improved resistance to jamming Cognitive networking • Can SDR field capabilities faster and cheaper? - Spectrum policy alternatives and systems models • How to develop beyond speech codec standardisation - Spectrum sensing and spectrum agility (STANAG 4591) - Challenges of cognitive radio architectures and • Using emerging technologies to address radio software abstractions spectrum challenges: • Methods for improving dynamic spectrum access - Allowing narrowband waveforms to use the spectrum through advanced algorithms more efficiently through initial Architecture modification • Should self adaptive cognitive networks be based on • Benefits and threats of Cognitive Radio in a military SDR technology? environment Representative Confirmed, US Assistant Secretary of • Determining whether advances in COMSEC Defence (Research & Engineering), US DoD (Communication Security) render TRANSEC (Transmission 16.40 PROJECT TYTAN AND MINI TYTAN: ACTIVE SDR Security) obsolete in an environment many believe will PROCUREMENT IN A NEW NATO MEMBER succumb to Invisible Interception • The challenges of integrating a new tactical Dr Michael Street, Senior Scientist, Tactical Communications, communications device into a system of systems NATO NC3A - Drivers behind the ‘Mini’ TYTAN Project for speed11.40 FEATURED INDUSTRY PRESENTATION • Explaining the different requirements and applications for mechanised soldiers and for reconnaissance units12.20 Networking Lunch • The challenges of a prolonged multistage procurement 13.30 THE LATEST ESSOR UPDATE – THE ROAD AHEAD and near term procurement objectives for tactical • Reporting back on ESSOR’s SR 1 wave form: communications - Developing specifications for a new wave form Representative Awaiting Clearance, SDR Programme, - Looking at HDR WF (High Data Rate Wave Form) R&D Division, Polish MoD designed for voice, data and setting up a network with 17.20 Chairman’s Close and End of Day 1 a specific number of nodes • Assessing the progress of HDR WF to support a large scope of applications such as: - Command & Control - Situational Awareness “The optimum solution - Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance we’re looking for is that SDR - NNEC (NATO Network Enabled Capability) enables communications - Enabling HDR WF to be able to work in different military scenarios and electro-magnetic conditions using systems to work together” waveform parameterisation • Advantages of defining an Operating Environment (OE) along side a set of implementation requirements • Establishing an ESSOR Certification Environment working US Chief of Staff, General in tandem with SCA Next Objectives Peter Chiarelli, Fort Bliss – Mr Ugo Manetti, President, a4ESSOR May 2011 Philippe Margot, ESSOR Programme Manager, OCCAR Visit the website to find out more about this year’s event, full speaker list, programme, interviews and more! www.sdreurope.com
Main Conference Day Two:Friday 28th October 2011FUTURE DIRECTIONS IN SDR 14.00 TACTICAL COMMUNICATIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR THE RIFS (ROMANIAN INFANTRY FIGHTHING SYSTEM)08.00 Registration and Refreshments • Operational experience of the FICIS (Field Integrated Communications and Information System) within the09.00 THE CONTACT PROGRAMME – IS THERE A FUTURE FOR RIFS Programme TDL WAVEFORMS ON SDR PLATFORMS? • Advantages of position reporting through a single • Assessing success after feasibility phase for the communications device CONTACT Programme: • Why Romania is searching for a VoIP solution to - Enabling TDL waveforms to perform on SDR platforms tactical radios - Link up with JTRS conceptual approach - Duplex voice and Full Motion Video requirements • Analysing whether the only advantage of SDR is to • Adapting to integrate new C4I capabilities with both enable multicasting of waveforms armoured vehicles and legacy kit • Why the DGA is prioritising the interoperability of TDL Tiberius Tomoiaga, RIFS Programme Manager, waveforms and what challenges are being posed by Romanian Army Staff the correct application of the STANAG • Benefits of developing new methods for testing the 14.40 Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break interoperability of TDL and SDR waveforms 15.20 INTEROPERABIITIES AND INTERDEPENDENCIES: Mr Frederic Bouyer, CONTACT Programme Manager, SYNERGIES BETWEEN TDL AND SDR SYSTEMS SOFTWARE DGA, French MoD • The influence of TDL on platform CONOPS:09.40 USING A SERVICE ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE IN A NETWORK - Requirements capture and the need for both concise ENABLED BATTLESPACE: NEAR TERM ASPIRATIONS FOR THE and clear language FINNISH SDR PROGRAMME • Single link or Multi link? The influence on design and cost: • Current participation in European collaborative - Standards – Harmonisation of conflicting combat projects for SDR system / DLP standards • Assessing methods for developing cost-effective - Challenges of integrating a legacy combat system waveforms: the next generation into a COTS DLP • Moving platforms from Network Centric Warfare (NCW) • ITEAP Considerations – modification of V&V and to Knowledge Centric Warfare (KCW) the process • Integrating the tri-services onto SOA John Reed, Datalinks Tester, 46th Test Squadron, USAF Heikki Rantanen, Principle Scientist, Defence Forces 16:00 THE CARTHAGE PROJECT: WHY FREQUENCY Technical Research Centre, Electronics and Information HOPPING MATTERS Technology Division, Finnish MoD • Operational feedback of the CARTHAGE 10.20 Morning Coffee and Networking break Backbone network: - Advantages of the MELCHIOR standard of the CARTHAGE10.50 FUTURE TRENDS IN SDR R&D ON THE EUROPEAN LEVEL and Matilde HF tactical communications systems • How the EDA’s role has moved beyond coordinating • Assessing the merits of SDR for the warfighter: information exchanges between European - Addressing frequency hopping as an alternative to SDR SDR initiatives • Medium term requirements for the 28th Signal Brigade • EDA reactions to SCA Next plans Colonel Estrella, Commander of the 28th Signal Brigade, • Research and development initiatives between military French Army and public safety Mr Michael Siber, SDR R&D Lead, European 16:40 SDR FOR COALITION NETWORKS: THE IMPORTANCE Defence Agency OF IPv6 AND QoS • Benefits of the adaption of commercial internet11.30 FEATURED INDUSTRY PRESENTATION solutions for providing effective mechanisms supporting users’ mobility, information security and quality of service12.10 Networking Lunch • Why the Germany DoD has to decide whether IPv6 based solutions must provide a required level of13.20 THE BRAZILIAN MIMO SDR RADIO performance deployed in a specific tactical environment • Addressing Spatial Multiplexing – a transmission • Addressing concerns about varying levels of quality technique in MIMO wireless communication designed through using SDR technology for tactical networks to transmit independently and separately encoded • Future engagement benefits from the IPv6 Protocol for data signals: Tactical Interoperable Communications Networks - - Success through fully synchronous transceiver designs TICNET of USRPs creating a MIMO capable system Peter Sevenich, Network Specialist, Fraunhofer Institute - Towards operational MANET (Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks) test nodes stemming from operational 17.20 Chairman’s Close and End of Conference MIMO SDR platforms • Advantages of ultra high speed digital I/O connected directly to FPGA resources enabling users to process RF data “A high level and very • Towards a high speed interface support for development valuable event” time reduction and advanced debugging Lieutenant Colonel Jose Everardo Ferreira, Electronic Engineer, IEEE Member and OSA Member, Brazilian Air Force Jerry Hermansky, Interlink CS Ltd.Media partners
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